Laico El Farouk Hotel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... afternoon and finished on Sunday afternoon. Worship on Sunday was especially enjoyable, lifting our voices together to Jesus.
This past Sunday, we enjoyed worshipping at Eglise Evangelique de Bamako Coura, the Evangelical Church of Bamako Coura. Bamako Coura is the district where the church is located. The church began in 1949 as the first evangelical church in Bamako by US and Canadian missionaries who arrived in Mali via the ***** River. We ...
... with henna. After the ceremony, people wish each other a happy new year 'sembé sembé' and ask each other for forgiveness for any past offences, as this is also the day of pardon. Then the men slaughter the sheep that was cleaned at sunrise, while the women prepare the rice and sweet drinks. The children eat first, then serve the meat dishes that the families offer to one another according to bonds of friendship, neighborliness or alliance. This provides ...
Jim and I send love and greetings your way, after a very nice week here in Bamako. Even though much of last weekend found me under the weather due to too much in-and-out of air conditioning at school, I'm feeling back to normal again. Most of last weekend I spent lounging around and catching up on some old movies. We are fortunate to have access to a very nice DVD collection here at the Roedding’s house.
Saturday morning, however, we were invited by Koro, ...
... reach homes open to the Word.
Now, I want to backtrack a little to last weekend. JP took us to see the C&MA (Christian and Missionary Alliance) mission in Bacojikoroni and then around the city of Bamako on the other side of the river so we could get another view of the area. The west side of the ***** presents a much different picture of Bamako – it is where most of the businesses are located, including government and banking ...
... is, but it’s not working, some people have been covered in bites here (the river isn’t far)
One of the reasons I like bush camps, we don’t get half as many bugs and mozzies in them
Things are going to be pretty much the same as they have been so far, hot, dusty, dirty, bugs, flies, pollution, snotty kids, beggars and French speaking while we are on this side of Africa, it should get better after Cape Town, but that is months away ...